There’s No Place Like Ballard for the Holidays

Celebrate with us November 27, 28, and December 6

Seattle, Washington: Ballard is a destination neighborhood all year round, and the holiday season is no exception.

· On Friday November 27, many merchants will be promoting Ballard Gives Black Friday, an opportunity to shop and support local charities at the same time.

· On Saturday, November 28, it’s Shop Local Saturday, a day to shop in the neighborhood, and support local merchants.

· On Sunday, December 6, Ballard officially welcomes the arrival of the 2015 holiday season with the Ballard Holiday Festival, an afternoon of activities for the entire family.

“Our merchant and business community has put together a fantastic celebration,” remarks Mike Stewart, executive director of the Ballard Chamber of Commerce. “From the philanthropy happening on Ballard Gives Black Friday, to Shop Local Saturday, and the free festival planned for Sunday, December 6, these are great opportunities to get into the holiday spirit, and enjoy all that Ballard has to offer.”

Schedule of Activities

Friday, November 27
Ballard Gives Black Friday: participating merchants donate a portion of the day’s sales to a charity of their choice.

Saturday, November 28
Shop Local Saturday: support the locally owned and operated businesses that are the heart and soul of the Ballard merchant community.

Sunday, December 6
Ballard Holiday Festival at Marvin’s Garden Park, at 22nd Avenue NW and NW Ballard Avenue, 2 to 5 pm. All activities are free: Santa photos, popcorn and cocoa, and musical entertainment. Children can also visit participating merchants for treats as part of the Tomte Trail. Learn more: https://www.facebook.com/Ballard-Holiday-Festival-511668408936650/?fref=ts

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